August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CARNIVORE: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

CARNIVORE has scheduled the following U.S. dates in September: Sep. 01 - New Haven, CT @ Toad's Place Sep. 02 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom Sep. 03 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Sep. 06 - New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues Club Sep. 08 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Sep. 09 - ...

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KISS Fans Protest Outside ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

The Associated Press reports that about 200 KISS fans protested in front of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to demand that the band be inducted into the hall. Fans, some from as far away as California, carried signs Saturday and had painted their faces in black-and-white to resemble KISS band members. ...

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Former EVERGREY Bassist Joins ENGEL

ENGEL, the new Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), and vocalist Mangan Klavborn, has appointed new bassist Michael Håkansson, previously of EVERGREY. Michael will play his first gig with the band at the Uxfest 2006 festival, set to take place ...

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DOGPOUND: New Album To Be Mixed By PETER TÄGTGREN

Swedish hard rockers DOGPOUND will enter the studio within the next month to begin recording their third album, tentatively due in early 2007. About 25 songs were apparently written for the follow-up to last year's "A Night in the Gutter", which will be mixed by Peter Tägtgren (HYPOCRISY, PAIN, DIMMU BORGIR, CELTIC FROST) at the ...

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DREAM THEATER Members To Guest On VH1 CLASSIC's 'Metal Mania'

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy and guitarist John Petrucci filmed a few segments on Thursday (August 3) to be aired on VH1 Classic's "Metal Mania" show at the end of the month. In addition to the interview spots, VH1 Classic will be airing a condensed version of DREAM THEATER's upcoming "Score" DVD for their Friday ...

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IMPERANON Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Finnish melodic thrash/death metallers IMPERANON have issued the following update: "Since Eki Nurmikari [bass] had to go to the Great Southern Germany after his work, he couldn't be part of IMPERANON no longer, for no more than practical reasons. Eki leaving, we faced another line-up change in the band. After long discussions between the remaining ...

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